International - Urgent Updates

Update for International students

Information about the guidelines for NIL visa application charges can be found here.

Information about the Visa Flexibility Package announced on 20 July 2020 can be found here.

Call the Service NSW hotline (13 77 88) for further information on the COVID-19 temporary crisis accommodation support available to you.

Visit the Australian Government Study in Australia website for the latest coronavirus information and FAQ for international students.

Visit the Study NSW International Student Welfare Services Hub for the latest information about the support services that are available to international students in Australia – locally and nationally.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Update for students about coronavirus (COVID-19)

Support for international students during lockdown.

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment -New South Wales (Australian Government)

This is a lump sum payment to help you during the 14 days you need to self-isolate, quarantine or care for someone. Learn more:

www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/pandemic-leave-disaster-payment

COVID-19 Disaster Payment (Australian Government)

This payment will be available from 1 July 2021 for eligible people in a Commonwealth-declared COVID-19 hotspot in Sydney. Monitor for updates:

www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/news/how-access-and-claim-payments-and-services-nsw

Free 15kg food hampers for international students in NSW with our Foodbank NSW partnership:

www.study.sydney/programs/food-assistance

Free subscription to My Legal Mate for free legal advice in seven languages:

www.study.sydney/student-welfare/my-legal-mate

Test and Isolate support payment – Guidelines | Service NSW

Priority COVID-19 vaccination booking for 16 to 39 year-olds | NSW Government

Updated 2:42pm 20 August 2021